SpaceX Launches New NASA Planet-Hunting Telescope

Credit: TESS launch: NASA Television
COLORADO SPRINGS—A Space X Falcon 9 rocket soared off its seaside launchpad at Cape Canaveral on April 18 to send NASA’s planet-hunting TESS telescope on its way to an operational orbit as far away as the Moon. After a two-day delay to address an issue with the rocket’s guidance navigation system...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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